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Kevin Durant, three other Brooklyn Nets test positive to COVID-19
by Reynald Magallon, March 18, 2020 12:07pm
Brooklyn Nets star Kevin durant and three other players tested positive to Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19), the team said in a press release Wednesday morning (Manila Time)
Durant was reportedly assymptomatic along with the two others while one exhibited symptoms of the viral infection.
"The organization is currently notifying anyone who has had known contact with the players, including recent opponents, and is working closely with state and local health authorities on reporting," the Nets said in the release.
Durant and the rest of the team, other members of the Nets travel party were on quarantine.
"All players and members of the Nets travel party are being asked to remain isolated, closely monitor their health and maintain constant communication with team medical staff," the statement further read.
"The health of our players and staff is of the highest priority to the organization and the team is doing everything within its power to ensure that those affected receive the best care possible."
"Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. We're going to get through this," Durant told Shams Charania of The Athletic.
Aside from the four, Utah Jazz's Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell earlier tested postive to the virus prompting the NBA to suspend the season until further notice. Aside from the two, Detroit Pistons Christian Woods.
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